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Summary Information for Field Activity 1984-031-FA

Area of Operations: Mud Patch, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 16, 1984 to May 23, 1984

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   Melbourne G. Briscoe - WHOI

Objectives: This is a WHOI physical oceanography-currents cruise to the northwest Atlantic, part of the long-term upper ocean study. WHOI deployed USGS mooring #283 on Mud Patch as replacement for a possibly failed tripod, on behalf of WHSC.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#283, recovered FA 84024 OCEANUS 159 Nov. 13-20, 1984).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-31-84-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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